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    Omicron variant hits South Africa, as country encounters vaccine hesitancy, conspiracy theories
     27 November 2021
    Experts say vaccination rates need to pick up to prevent the new variant spreading in South Africa, as some of its citizens take their lead from preachers relying on misinformation from the internet.
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    Omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. Here is what we know
    27 Nov: After a new COVID-19 variant emerged in southern Africa, scientists, health officials and the public are concerned, and the World Health Organization is monitoring the situation closely. Here is what we know.... more
    Food, fuel and cash in short supply after days of riots shut down Solomon Islands capital Honiara
    27 Nov: Riots, arson attacks and looting over three straight days of civil unrest leave the capital of Honiara short on food and essential services. This is what the crisis looks like on the ground.... more
    Omicron COVID variant outbreak sees Europe shutting borders to African nations
    27 Nov: All 27 European nations agree to shut their borders to African nations with the new Omicron COVID variant in a bid to keep it out, as the WHO cautions nations against panicking.... more
    Before Lady Gaga and Adam Driver's House of Gucci, a true crime story made Patrizia Reggiani a household name
    27 Nov: House of Gucci weaves the tale of how Patrizia Reggiani managed to muscle her way into one of fashion's most powerful families and threaten its legacy, setting off a "reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence and revenge". The true story behind it is almost unbelievable. Warning: spoilers for House of Gucci ahead.... more
    COVID-19 variant described as 'worst one yet' emerges in South Africa, prompting UK to ban travel from six countries
    26 Nov: Britain bans travellers from six countries as scientists identify a new coronavirus variant they say has mutations likely to make it more infectious and resistant to vaccines.... more
    Australians tipped to spend $5.4b over Black Friday and Cyber Monday but buyer beware: You may not be getting the best deals
    26 Nov: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now firmly entrenched in the Australian sales calendar, rivalling more traditional sale events such as Boxing Day, but this November may not be the time to get the best deal.... more
    Leaked emails reveal how Macquarie Bank became entangled in an $80 billion scandal
    26 Nov: Internal documents show how Australia's largest investment bank took part in a controversial German tax scheme despite warnings of reputational damage and legal risk.... more
    Turkish police fire rubber bullets as thousands march to demand end to violence against women
    26 Nov: Turkish police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at thousands of women protesting against male violence in Istanbul.... more
    Solomon Islands Prime Minister blames foreign powers for civil unrest that prompted call to Australia for help
    26 Nov: Protests in the capital Honiara quickly spiralled out of the control of local police, with arson and looting in the Chinatown district and the city centre, and crowds threatening to disrupt Parliament.... more

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     03 Nov: Cleo Smith found alive by WA Police at Carnarvon house, man with 'no family link' in custody ++++++++++
     03 Nov: Australia refuses to join global pledge led by US and EU to cut methane emissions ++++++++++
     09 Nov: Freezing water and a shark encounter helped Ross Frylinck to forge a powerful relationship with nature +++++++++
     16 Nov: Republicans join Democrats as Joe Biden signs $US1 trillion infrastructure bill into law +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      27 Nov: Cricket seeks to halt falling participation, seize on international success (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Nov: Tv host carolyn taylor's tears of joy: 'all my dreams have come true' (NZ Herald)
      26 Nov: Covid-19: managed isolation facility 'failing international human rights standards' (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Nov: Former top nz marathon runner criticises new ioc transgender rules (RadioNZ)
      26 Nov: Government's date for international student return 'could cost billions' (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Nov: Spark sport does deal with fiba for basketball world cups, international tournaments (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Nov: Former all blacks and wallabies could play for tonga at 2023 world cup (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Politics:
    Omicron variant hits South Africa, as country encounters vaccine hesitancy, conspiracy theories 12:23

    Entertainment:
    The Duchess of Cambridge was impressed by pupils learning early child development studies on a visit to a school 12:16

    Business:
    Black Friday's been busy for Auckland retailers -- but not as busy as last year 12:13

    Entertainment:
    Tori Spelling is reportedly preparing to file for divorce from Dean McDermott 11:46

    Cricket:
    New Zealand's bowling coach is praising the heart of Tim Southee after a five-wicket bag helped the Black Caps pull back into the first test against India in Kanpur 11:43

    International:
    Omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. Here is what we know 11:43

    Entertainment:
    Priyanka Chopra Jonas found Jack Whitehall's joke about her friend Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on Netflix's 'Jonas Brothers Family Roast'hilarious 11:16

    International:
    Food, fuel and cash in short supply after days of riots shut down Solomon Islands capital Honiara 11:13

    International:
    Omicron COVID variant outbreak sees Europe shutting borders to African nations 11:03

    Cricket:
    Bangladesh has recovered from a shaky start to reach 253 for four against touring Pakistan on the opening day of the first cricket Test in Chattogram 11:03

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